Thompson Coburn Chicago partner Nathan Viehl was quoted in an article by Mergermarket on how private equity deals in the software services sector are expected to see a ramp-up this year.
Nathan explained that long-held software companies with significant AI capability could fetch healthy multiples in the event of a sale this year, provided they have strong balance sheets. He mentioned nearshoring—helping businesses move their manufacturing and production closer to their customer base—as an example of a hot market, adding that software groups serving that industry could be seen as attractive.
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